Community

Commuter Challenge proves biking to work was the faster option on Wednesday

Greater Victoria teams raced from across the region to a downtown finish line

Port Alberni’s ‘Army of Problem Solvers’ to the rescue

Facebook group gathers people who just want to help their neighbours

  • May 23, 2019

Improve your life and theirs, adopt a cat from the BC SPCA

The BC SPCA holds an adult cat adoption promotion

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BC Transit offers high school grads free bus rides

2019 grads can choose two days in June to ride for free

Port Alberni’s West Coast Rangers hold rendezvous

Three-day event featured historical re-enactment

  • May 23, 2019

Keep your distance when fawning over baby deer

Island conservation officer advises deer can forage on their own and don’t need human help

Sign of the times: Park to be called John Dean and ȽÁU,WELNEW

Adam Olsen confirms park to be named ȽÁU,WELNEW/John Dean Provincial Park

Meet Clover the Commonwealth Cat

Feline has made Saanich Commonwealth Place a second home

156th Highland Games in Victoria welcomes back World Champion

Up to 15,000 spectators expected to soak up Scottish culture and watch athletes compete

Texada Range flares can wash ashore

19 Wing advises public to call authorities if spent flares are found

  • May 16, 2019

Mother’s Day pay-it-forward uplifting for Oak Bay mom

Anonymous gift of $50 surprises mom on weekly grocery shop

Volunteers needed to help count bats, training available

Bat count training session runs May 26, ahead of Annual BC Bat Count

80-tonne float home makes its way to Fisherman’s Wharf from Sooke

The float home journeys for six to eight hours to its new destination

Condolences pour in for child who died battling cancer

Community mourns nine-year-old Hannah Day

  • May 13, 2019

Langford’s Hannah Day tragically dies at nine years old after battling cancer

‘Life will never be the same. She deserved a beautiful life and it was cut short’

B.C. SPCA reminds public to travel safely with pets this summer

“We recommend that pets are kept inside the vehicle in a secured crate or restrained with a dog seatbelt.”

Downtown Victoria nursing model making a difference

Staff at the Cool Aid Community Health Centre are presenting their work internationally